MUMBAI: Following the Supreme Courts directive,
the state government has initiated the process to recover
the land from Subhash Ghai where the film training institute
Whistling Woods International is based.
City managing director Shyam Tagde said that he sent
a letter to the institute after the apex courts
verdict. "I wrote a letter to Whistling Woods on
Wednesday evening asking it to return the land and spoke
to its chief executive officer," said Tagde. "The
institute said it would cooperate," he said.
state will initially recover 14.5 acres of 20 acres.
The remaining 5.5 acres, on which the institute is
built, can be retained till May 2014, the court had
said the officials need three to four days to demarcate
the land to be recovered, for which the measuring
may start on Saturday.